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Things change, become home and we must leave them - Lavinia Greenlaw, 'Guidebooks to the Alhambra'
As activities, writing poetry and climbing have few connections, apart from a heightened sense of being and awareness, of being fully engaged. Andrew Greig
A haunting music full of subtlety of thought and religious echoes. -- Charles Bainbridge, The Guardian
B. 1895 D. 1985
Logical argument is what destroys poetry because poetry is beyond logic. - Robert Graves
Linda Gregg brings us back to poetry...She is original and mysterious, one of the best poets in America. Gerald Stern
B. 1934 D. 2019
Work as if you live in the early days of a better world -- Alasdair Gray via Dennis Lee
Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL
B. 1886 D. 1962
A tune that one has once heard and liked [that] seems to haunt the mind and will not be dismissed until entirely mastered.
Poetry is a way of living...a human activity like baking bread or playing basketball. - Robert Hass
B. 1840 D. 1928
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art. Thomas Hardy